Celebrating 10 years of Varnish Cache: Q&A with the man behind the idea

In 2005, VG Nett in Norway reached over 45 million page views every week, half of these on the front page. Twelve servers were needed to handle the requests. Anders Berg, a system administrator at VG, believed that there must be a way to reduce the number of servers needed and to load the pages faster. He wrote a spec on which Varnish Cache, the HTTP web accelerator, is based. 

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2/22/16 12:26 PM
by Hildur Smaradottir

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